An update on Christmas eve. Pumpkin plants are growing as well as everything else, even a giant watermelon. Read to find out what’s happening.
Archives for 2013
Lots of rain this week for most areas I think, we had a decent down pour on Thursday gave everything a good watering. Check out this weeks update.
This weeks update has giant watermelon plants in it, pea straw and the usual giants and miniature updates.
My review of the Nylex 90cm Jumbo Wand – Read what I liked and didn’t like about this, and why you should use one to water your garden.
In this weeks update I start dealing with all the weeds I have, I got a kneeling pad and measuring cup and everything is growing well.
Another week gone by, another weekly update. Miniatures and giants covered this week, and I got a watering wand.
Another update for the previous week, in this one I show you how all the pumpkin are doing, giant sunflowers and even some random pumpkins that have turned up.
An update on what has been happnening aroudn these parts this week, I got the seedlings into the ground, brought a new hose and sold plants at Hamilton Gardens.
Want to know how heavy a pumpkin would be the size of your house? Check out this calculator made my Movoto to find out.
Labour weekend update, seedlings are growing well, I built a cheap shelter for my seedlings, and I forgot some stuff, read all about it in this post.
I finally hooked up the water to the patch, check out the video to see how that all went, and I also very nearly managed to stuff up all the giant pumpkins.
My weekly round up of what has been happening around here for the last week. Miniatures and giant planting feature in this update.
New world record giant pumpkin grown by Tim Mathison and tipping the scales at 2032 pounds.
Chris Kent’s amazing world record breaking giant watermelon at 350.5 pounds. Check out the video of the weigh off here.
An update of what has been happening over the last week here in my part of the world. Giant sunflowers etc.
For people with very little space, growing miniatures in a pot might be a good option. I’m trying it out this year.
The Mitre 10 kids big pumpkin competition is happening again this year. Check out this post the find out all about it and what prizes you could win.
This weekend I managed to dig the ground up more with the fixed rotary hoe, and I also did a ph soil test. Read the post to see how it all went.
Choosing what seed or seeds you want to grow is always a taxing time for giant pumpkin growers. This season I am wanting a large orange giant pumpkin. In this post I am sharing with you what I have decided to grow.
I found some of these Jiffy 7 peat pellet in the shed and decided to give them a try with giant pumpkin seeds. With growing medium and peat pot all in one pellet, they might be just the thing to start seeds of right.